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Biden Wants to Replicate China’s Infrastructure Miracle

By Yukon Huang, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Joshua Levy, a junior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.In March, U.S. President Joe Biden announced a plan to invest more than $2 trillion in repairing and building new infrastructure in the United States. In his remarks to introduce what…

Beijing loses US-China conference to Singapore

Michael Bloomberg, Henry Kissinger and Hank Paulson have picked Singapore over Beijing for their next annual conference on US-China relations.Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor and owner of the eponymous financial information group, told the Financial Times that “logistics”, including Singapore’s Covid-19 safety record and the “very concerning” conditions in China for journalists, had…

Canada imposes duties on upholstery from China and Vietnam

OTTAWA – Upholstered furniture from China and Vietnam sold in Canada now is subject to country-wide duties of 295.5% and 101.5%, respectively, after a preliminary determination of dumping by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal.CITT found “reasonable indication” that dumping and subsidizing of upholstered seating made in China and Vietnam has or is threating to damage…

The Downside of China’s Online Muscle-Flexing

A weekly digest of the stories you should be following in China this week, plus exclusive analysis, written by Foreign Policy’s senior editor and former Beijing correspondent James Palmer. Delivered Wednesday.Welcome to Foreign Policy’s China Brief.The highlights this week: An offensive Weibo post triggers a backlash in India, what to believe about China’s population numbers,…

China expresses concern over its absence in India’s 5G trials

China expressed concern on Wednesday over India’s move to not grant any Chinese firm permission to participate in 5G trials in the world’s second-largest internet market as the two neighboring nations struggle to navigate business ties amid their geo-political tensions.India’s Department of Telecommunications earlier this week approved over a dozen firms’ applications to conduct a…